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The Louisiana Association for Play Therapy

Training - Past Conferences

February 26-27, 2021
2021 LAPT Annual Conference: 2/26-2/27 2021 (Held Virtually)
A Family That Plays Together Stays Together! Using Filial Play Therapy to Build Strong Connection
Presented by Scott Riviere MS, LPC, Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor
Not in My Playroom! A guide To Setting Limits
Presented by Scott Riviere MS, LPC, Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor
2021 Conference Announcement

Friday October 30, 2020
Special LAPT Members Workshop, Held Virtually
Multicultural Competence in the Playroom: Helping Play Therapists become Culturally Competent
Presented by Kadesha Adelakun, LCSW, RPT-S
Workshop Brochure

March 6-7, 2020
with Loyola University in New Orleans, LA
The Many Faces of Play Therapy (Play Therapy Interventions for Autism, ADHD, and Other Neurodevelopmental Disorders)
Presented by Dr. Robert Jason Grant & Break-out sessions
2020 Conference Brochure
cake March 2020

February 8-9, 2019
with Loyola University in New Orleans, LA
Creative Intervention for Traumatized Children
Presented by Liana Lowenstein & Break-out sessions
2019 Conference Brochure

March 2-3, 2018
with Loyola University in New Orleans, LA
The Many Faces of Play Therapy
presented by Eliana Gill & Break-out sessions
2018 Conference Brochure
2018 cake

February 10-11, 2017
with Loyola University in New Orleans, LA
The Many Faces of Play Therapy (Ethics 1/2 day; Childhood Anxiety 1/2 day
presented by Jeff Ashby, PhD, RPT-S on February 10th)
(Adlerian Theory presented by Terri Kottman, PhD, RPT-S on February 11th)
2017 Conference Brochure
2017 cake

February 26-27, 2016
with Loyola University in New Orleans, LA
The Many Faces of Play Therapy (Trauma Informed Play Therapy)
Presented by Linda Homeyer, Ph.D., LPC-S, and others in Break-Out Sessions on the second day
2016 Conference Brochure
2016 cake

May 1, 2015
at Broadmoor Baptist Church, Shreveport, LA
Play Therapy Across the Ages
Featuring: Scott Riviere, MS, LPC, RPT-S

Part I: A KIDZ Toy Box: Creative Interventions for Children
Part II: Too Cool to Play? Creative Interventions for Adolescents
6 CEUs applied for: NBCC, APT, NASW, LAPT
2015 Conference Brochure

February 27-28, 2015
with Loyola University in New Orleans, LA
The Many Faces of Play Therapy (Family Play Therapy: Playful Interventions for Positive Change)
(Note: Eliana Gil had to cancel 48 hours prior to conference but gave LAPT permission to use her material for presentation).
February 27: LAPT members Erin Dugan, Ph.D., RPT-S, Adrianne Frischhertz, Ph.D., RPT-S, and LeAnne Steene Ph.D., LPC-S, RPT-S presented the morning segment. That afternoon, a panel discussion was held with Latifey Lefleur, Ph.D., RPT-S, Laura Fazio-Griffith Ph.D., RPT-S, Kristy Brumfield, Ph.D., RPT-S, and Nicole Barlett, LSCW completing Eliana's presentation.
February 28: (Integrating Play Therapy and Drama Therapy to Facilitate Attachment) Eliana Gil's part was presented by Erin Dugan, Ph.D., RPT-S while Eliana's daughter, Teresa Dias, M.A. presented her own segment.
2015 Conference Brochure
2015 cake

March 21-22, 2014
with Loyola University in New Orleans, LA
Many Faces of Play Therapy (Play Therapy: Theory, Techniques, and Translation) presented by Terri Krull, LCSW, BCD, RPT-S, on 3/21
and
(Child Parent Relationship Therapy {CPRT} – A Ten Session Filial Therapy Model) presented by Garry Landreth Ed.D., LPC, RPT-S, on 2/22
2014 Conference Brochure
2014 cake

July 12, 2013
Presented with the the Counseling Center of the Methodist Children's Home in Ruston, LA and The Thomas C. Pennell Christian Counseling Center at Broadmoor Baptist Church in Shreveport, LA
Play Therapy Across the Ages presented by Sandra Allen, LPC, RPT, Judy Crow, Ed.D., LPC, RPT-S, Sheri Davidson, LCSW, and Jodie Goens, LPC

February 22-23, 2013
with Loyola University in New Orleans, LA
Many Faces of Play Therapy (What Play Therapists Need to Know about Executive Function & Child Development) presented by Danny Yeager, LCSW, RPT-S, on the 22nd
and
(Play Therapy Interventions for Disruptive Behavior Disorder/ Play Therapy Interventions for Adolescents) presented by Scott Rivere, LPC, RPT-S, on the 23rd.
2013 Conference Brochure
2013 cake

March 2-3, 2012
with Loyola University in New Orleans, LA
The Many Faces of Play Therapy (Healing the Hurting Child: The Necessary Dimensions of Child Centered Play Therapy) presented by Garry Landreth, Ph.D., LPC, RPT-S, and others in Break-Out Sessions on the second day
2012FallRPTSSeriesFINAL.pdf

February 11-12, 2011
with Loyola University in New Orleans, LA
The Many Faces of Play Therapy (From Assessment to Termination: Empirically Informed Play Therapy Interventions) presented by Sueann Kenney-Noziska M.S.W, LICSW, RPT-S, and others in Break-Out Sessions on the second day

February 26-27, 2010
with Loyola University in New Orleans, LA
The Many Faces of Play Therapy (Play Therapy for Anxiety Disorders: A Prescriptive Approach)presented by Paris Goodyear-Brown, LCSW, RPT-S, and others in Break-out Sessions on the second day

July 24, 2009
Presented with Methodist Children's Home in Ruston, LA as 1 day conference
Filial and Play Therapy: A Team Approach to Working With Traumatized Children and Families presented by Sandy Allen, LPC, RPT-S, James Bagley, Ph.D., LMFT, LPC, Judy Crow, Ed.D., LPC-S, RPT-S, Sharon Kilcoyne, LPC-S, LMFT-S and Charlene Taylor, LPC

March 6-7, 2009
with Loyola University in New Orleans, LA
The Many Faces of Play Therapy (Family Play Therapy), presented by Sue Bratton, Ph.D., and others in Break-Out Sessions on the second day.

February 22-23, 2008
with Loyola University in New Orleans, LA
The Many Faces of Play Therapy (Traumatized Children in Play Therapy) presented by Byron Norton, Ed.D., and Carol Norton, Ed.D., and others in Break-Out Sessions on the second day

February 2-3, 2007
with Loyola University in New Orleans, LA
The Many Faces of Play Therapy (Play Therapy for the Anxious Child / Play Therapy and Adventure – Infusing your practice with FUN) presented by Jeff Ashby, Ph.D., and others in Break-Out session format on the second day

February 24, 2006
Presented Independently by Louisiana Association for Play Therapy
After the Storm: Developmentally Sensitive Posttraumatic Play Therapy presented by Janine Shelby, Ph.D., RPT-S, at the Rural Life Center in Baton Rouge

June 17, 2005
Presented with the University of Louisiana at Monroe, LA
"Play and Therapy" – A Glimpse into the Work of a Play Therapist presented by Juliana Fort, M.D., Pamela Newman, Ph.D., LeAnne Steen, Ph.D., and Danny Yeager, LCSW

February 25, 2005
Co-sponsored with Family Service of Greater Baton Rouge
Treating Behavioral Problems with Child Play: Techniques of Play Therapy presented by Lawrence Shapiro, Ph.D., at the Pennington Biomedical Center in Baton Rouge

June 25, 2004
Presented Independently by the Louisiana Association for Play Therapy
"Play and Therapy" A Combination That Works – A Glimpse into the Work of a Play Therapist presented by Judy Crow, Ed.D., Ann Landry. LCSW, Scott Riviere, LPC, and Angie Ruiz, LCSW, at the Rural Life Burden Conference Center in Baton Rouge

January 30, 2004
Co-sponsored with Family Service of Greater Baton Rouge
Enhancing Emotional Intelligence in Children through Play Therapy presented by Diane Frey, Ph.D., at the Pennington Biomedical Center in Baton Rouge

June 13, 2003
Co-sponsored with Family Service of Greater Baton Rouge
Building Stronger Families through Play: Filial Play Therapy presented by Rise VanFleet, Ph.D., at the Pennington Biomedical Center in Baton Rouge

June 21, 2002
Co-sponsored with Family Service of Greater Baton Rouge
Creative Interventions in Play Therapy, presented by Liana Lowenstein, M.S.W., at the Pennington Biomedical Center in Baton Rouge

June 8, 2001
Co-sponsored with Family Service of Greater Baton Rouge
Group Play Therapy presented by Teresa Christensen, Ph.D., Scott Rivere, LPC, Daniel Yeager, LCSW, Carolyn Ellender, LCSW, LPC, at the Pennington Biomedical Center in Baton Rouge

June 16, 2000
Co-sponsored with Family Service of Greater Baton Rouge
Prescriptive Play Therapy presented by Charles Schaefer, Ph.D., at the Pennington Biomedical Center in Baton Rouge

June 18, 1999
Co-sponsored with Family Service of Greater Baton Rouge
Practical Magic: Doing What Works in Play Therapy presented by Denise DeSelle, LPC, Scott Riviere, LPC, and Danny Yeager, LCSW, at the Catholic Life Center in Baton Rouge

September 18, 1998
Co-sponsored with Family Service of Greater Baton Rouge
Children, Play Therapy and Families presented by Eliana Gil, Ph.D., at the Catholic Life Center in Baton Rouge

March 7, 1997
Co-sponsored with Family Service of Greater Baton Rouge
Play, The Curative Language, presented by Wendy Beneke, Carolyn Ellender, LCSW and Rose Marie Robertson at the Catholic Life Center in Baton Rouge

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Louisiana Association for Play Therapy
9618 Jefferson Highway, Suite D-126
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
Email: la4ptpresident@gmail.com


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